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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the mandibular canal using volume interpolated breath-hold examination (VIBE) sequencing in patients with cysts and tumors of the mandible. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-five patients with mandibular cysts and tumors were recruited for a study in the authors' institution to compare the role of multidetector row computed tomography(More)
A case of giant schwannoma occurring in a woman 23 years of age with deformity of the foot developing at the age of five years is reported. The gross radiological changes of increased interpedicular distance and erosion of the posterior surface of the vertebra suggested the massive size of the tumour (6'' x 21/2'' x 11/2''). Successful surgical excision of(More)
OBJECTIVE The differentiation between keratocystic odontogenic tumour (KCOT) and other cystic/predominantly cystic odontogenic tumours is difficult on conventional CT and MR sequences as there is overlap in the imaging characteristics of these lesions. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) and to assess the(More)
Objectives: To study the clinical profile of the patients presenting with neurological disorders during pregnancy and puerperium. Methods: The study was carried out at Government General Hospital, Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India between June 2006 and May 2007. Patients in pregnancy, postabortal and postpartum period evaluated in Neurology out-patient and(More)
Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) is a small vessel vasculitis mediated by type III hypersensitivity with deposition of IgA immune complex in the walls of vessels. It is a multi-system disorder characterized by palpable purpura, arthritis, glomerulonephritis and gastrointestinal manifestations and commonly occurs in children and young adults. The patients with(More)